The San Jose Steam Railroad Museum is a planned railroad museum within Santa Clara County has been under development by California Trolley and Railroad Corporation since 1992. This project was originally intended to be located at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose, California; however in 2002, the Board of Supervisors voted to rescind support of the proposed railroad museum at that location. Since that time, CTRC has been actively working with various public agencies for a suitable alternate site. The proposed location is near downtown San Jose.
The Corporation is restoring 1923 steam locomotive, Southern Pacific 2479 and tender to working order for operation and display at the Santa Clara Fairgrounds. The locomotive can be viewed while under restoration on weekends when the restoration crew is present.